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Accession# R-025
Artist Hasuben Jakhubhai
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Buttons, tassels, cotton cloth, beads, sequins, metal frame, net.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, three bead net.
COLOURS : Multicoloured with white predominant.
STYLE REMARKS: Beadwork is practiced in all three subgroups. Kachhi style is simpler, while Dhebaria tends to be more elaborate.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: The fan ralates to royalty. Used ceremonially during wedding rites. Rabari also used embroiderd fans Used among other communities who originated in Rajasthan.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Beadwork is considered precious. Beaded ornaments, especially for children, are today hardly produced. Rabaris consider that good beads are often not available or are too costly.
Vinjano, Fan.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Vinjano
Other Name Fan
Sub-category Hand Fan
Provenance Gada, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Vinjano
Kachhi Rabari
Hasuben Jakhubhai
Technique Beadwork : Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013